Magazine Articles Tagged With debut authors

Agents & Authors: New York City 2014

Posted 7.14.14

Jofie Ferrari-Adler, a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, leads a conversation with debut authors Mira Jacob and Yelena Akhtiorskaya and agents Jim Rutman of Sterling Lord Literistic and Michelle Tessler of Tessler Literary Agency about the author-agent relationship at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City.

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First Fiction 2014

by Staff

Feature

Posted 6.25.14

For our fourteenth annual roundup of the summer’s best debut fiction, we asked five established authors—Maggie Shipstead, Victor LaValle, Ru Freeman, Chad Harbach, and Amanda Eyre Ward—to introduce this year’s group of talented debut authors: Courtney Maum, Scott Cheshire, Celeste Ng, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Mira Jacob.

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2014 First Fiction Sampler

by Staff

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 6.18.14

July/August 2014

Read exclusive excerpts from the novels and story collections of debut fiction writers Courtney Maum, Scott Cheshire, Celeste Ng, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Mira Jacob.

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First: David Tomas Martinez's Hustle

by Rigoberto Gonzalez

The Practical Writer

Posted 5.1.14

Rigoberto Gonzalez

A debut poet’s first collection examines ethnic identity, gang life, and masculinity. 

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Apple Loses Again in E-book Battle, Amazon Offers Buyouts to Warehouse Employees, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.17.14

Novelist Eleanor Catton on writing strategies; why science fiction should be taken seriously; from blog to book; and other news.

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Authors Guild Appeals Judgment for Google, Amazon Smartphone Out in June, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.14.14

An Alice Munro short story becomes a film; a novelist gains new perspective on her husband’s disappearance; a new book on Barney Rosset; and other news.

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CIA Used Doctor Zhivago as a Weapon, Liberty Media Sells Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.7.14

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first new novel in ten years; remembering Peter Matthiessen, Brendan Behan, and Marina Keegan; what Percy Bysshe Shelley ate; and other news.

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George Saunders’s Beginnings, Instagram’s Anonymous Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.13.14

David Foster Wallace on paper; Afghan women poets in photos and couplets; the dangers of computerized essay evaluation; and other news.

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MacKenzie Bezos’s One-Star Amazon Review, Salinger’s Writing Advice, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.5.13

MacKenzie Bezos—wife of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos—posted a one-star review of Brad Stone’s The Everything Store; Mariel Hemingway revealed that her family didn’t speak of her grandfather Ernest’s suicide; Dr. George Walkden argues that the opening of Beowulf has been misconstrued for hundreds of years; and other news.

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William Vollman Targeted by FBI, Goodreads Community Crisis, Selling Used Books, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.22.13

FBI suspected author William Vollman of being the Unabomber and terrorist; Goodreads community faces behavior issues; the Millions examines how selling used books affects the soul, and other news.

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